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May 12, 2013 5:00am PDT
>>> education in the philippines is facing a grave crisis. schools are extremely overcrowded with some holding more than 80 students per class. there's a shortage of textbooks, too. >> i didn't know what we need. >> an innovative education program developed by two prominent physicists is now gaining attention. the dynamic learning program or dlp using no textbooks. students are instead handed blank sheets of paper and assigned specific tasks. they're encouraged to learn independently with minimal instruction. the program has so far been introduced to 300 schools nationwide. >> the dlp is designed to develop to the fullest as far as possible the potential of each child. >> in this episode of "asia insight," we look at the learning program that is contributing to the education crisis in the philippines. manila. the philippine capital. the country's birth rate of 3.1 is one of the highest in southeast asia. this means the population of 95 million is growing at a pace of more than 1 million a year. schools are struggling to keep up with this dramatic increase in children. this is
May 7, 2013 5:30am PDT
. >> thanks for that. , days ahead of a historic election and pakistan, a push to give girls a basic education. three women disappeared separately advocate i go are found together in a house in ohio. that is all ahead. >> the top stories read the defense minister has assigned -- resigned in protest. is called iniege assault on democracy. he tells us that his governor -- government needs to restore order in the country. in northwest pakistan killed 10 people and wounded 20 others. the target was a campaign rally for a religious party in the hangu district. more on the situation in pakistan. it is hoped the election will bring the country's first transition between government printed one of the big campaign issues is education for girls. on the political parties are promising to -- isat first glance, this like an affluent girls school. it teaches local and international curriculum. and a dedicated and disciplined staff. one of the poorest neighborhoods and they run entirely on donations. it also provides a much-needed alternative to the state system. >> planning in the education sector. .his mus
May 9, 2013 5:00am PDT
with the culture. is how we treat one another? and i think we have to be very clear in our educational process and the communication to our people and what is acceptable behavior and what is unacceptable behavior, and i am often fearful when we try to develop a black letter law if you have all these factors and bullying and you fell outside and that works okay in the courtroom. right? as prosecutors we need clear understanding of the laws to understand whether we have a criminal violation or not, but i am fearful we maybe overly legalistic and the way we deal with on a daily basis and we need to approach this by a global perspective respecting people and understanding we have the same rights and obligations and starting with the adults and i go back to the adults because the adults really have to tow the line here. they really have to walk the talk. i cannot tell you how often i of involved in large mentoring efforts and now in two different places, in l.a. and arizona. i cannot tell you how often the teachers are the ones that set the tone whether we have a respectable environment or and
May 10, 2013 3:30pm PDT
-hundred and 20 educators. >> at what grade level usually? >> pre k, 12. >> any more questions? >> not a question i'd like to comment on school loop i really enjoy it it helps me track my grades and today, i found something that made my grade go higher. i know that a lot of other fellow students who communicate would their grades through school loop and also for the teachers who post our homework on till some students don't write it down. i really like school loop. >> okay. thank you everybody it can thank you for your service and your report. we really appreciate it and we will now move on. the next temazepam l and before i call the various items i want to say that per our labor department we will first have the hearing and adoption of the district and u f f a agreement followed by the revised agreement. i'm now calling the u s f f and can i get a motion please. may i have a reading >> thank you i'd like to ask executive director tom to please read. >> thank you superintendent this asks the board and the united union to adopt the agreement and the united disclosure agreem
May 5, 2013 10:00pm EDT
on immigration, civil rights, foreign policy, government union, and especially liberal education warrant considerable attention by politicians today. this is, i believe, was he was a religious man. he didn't think a republic was possible without moral and religious education. and he believed that holy command you should know the truth and set you free. ought to be the guiding principle in all of our educational system as well as our republic. america, he argued, was founded by religious man. it's finest schools succeeded because they shape souls as well as opinions. and as we know, great presidents are products are of the education. he knew well the value of education because the political thought was shaped. .. >> the ambassador to mexico and secretary of commerce and attorney-general and supreme court justice don't never philosophically and perhaps physically far from his professors flexors -- lectures he never forgot them. he believes that would refresh the sole to bring just reward from the here and now. we looked upon gorman as a man who walked with god and his course was a demonstr
May 8, 2013 6:30pm PDT
demonstrations for two years to demand educational reforms -- students in chile. >> and lodge protests on wednesday has been largely peaceful, but police clashed with bangles that infiltrated the march. >> daniela munoz pacheca is on her way to a seminar. she wants to become a tv reporter. today, she and her classmates are discussing how their news programs might look. she is lucky to be studying. she got a scholarship. otherwise, she would not be able to afford the fees. education here is among the least affordable in the world. the average yearly income is the equivalent of around 8400 euros, and university fees for both private and public institutions cost around 4500 euros. that puts it well out of reach for most chileans. >> lots of families have to take out loans, and the interest is horrendous. by the time you finish, you have to pay back thousands more than you paid for the course. it is an awful lot of money. >> students have been protesting against the government's education policies for years. demonstrations often turned violent, but so far, there has been little change. >>
May 11, 2013 6:30am PDT
of the students are thai. seven years ago, the thai government began providing rights to education for all children regardless of their parents' legal status. there are no exact records but a huge number of stateless children and children with parents who are undocumented workers are living in thailand. the thai government is providing these children with an opportunity for education, but it's also taking security precautions at the same time by issuing i.d. cards. once they are issued with i.d. cards, children can receive nine years of education from elementary to junior high school free of charge. they also have a right to a high school education. the city of maha chai never sleeps. at dawn and early evening, factory workers move to and from work. if even half of these workers were ever deported, the town would probably stop functioning. many myanmarese migrants work day and night with some bringing their families and relatives to thailand. 21-year-old ngu war first came here when she was 13 to join her mother. she works at a seafood processing factory. she lives with her mother, sister,
May 6, 2013 5:30pm PDT
by youth and the question is how much spending would you dedicate to education? >> oh, wow. you know, there is a lot going on with education. first of all, i want you to know that are gone are those years where our unified school district? san francisco was a separate government entity and the supervisor is treated no differently than others in san francisco. he is integrated with job-creation and we have teamed up to create 6,000 jobs for youth and disadvantaged kids. so education for me is a direct link to our new modern 21st century workforce we must have. so much that literally every trip to washington, d.c., because of the advocacy that we have through our school district and keeping me informed of the different programs to advocate. i was there with certificate arnie duncan this morning where we were thanking him for the investment in promise neighborhoods and the school investment grants coming from the federal government. we have to keep that dialogue going and i'm adding to that. for example, i think to answer i have personally adopted all the middle schooled as my philanthr
May 11, 2013 2:00pm EDT
ago. calvin coolidge was her last classically educated president. a school founded on the truth that all are created equal. .. orleans who unable to argue with the successes of his policies or the thought behind them rewrote history to cast coolidge as a villain or characterize him. the new deal historians had their work cut out for them. coolidge proceeded over one of the largest expansion in economic growth in american history and he had a lot to say. coolidge gave over 500 press conferences in his red and see, ran for office 19 times and won 18 times working his way from city councilman to president of the united states. truly a small are republican states in. he was the last president to write his own speeches and kent three collections and published autobiography after his presidency. and internationally syndicated host presidential column. my book "why coolidge matters" is intended to report what coolidge actually had to say and what he did say to restore his views about limited government, american independence and constitutionalism. his thinking on immigration, foreign p
May 10, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. sibley bureaucrats know better than parents have to educate their children. we are the populist party that believes in freedom, and powering, and trusting the people to make decisions for themselves. we have got to be comfortable talking about ideas and issues that we have not focused on before. i want to give you examples. i want to start first with education policy, and second i want to talk about why we need to the beat about the party about growth and opportunity, not austerity. why is education's zero. you can make it practical argument education is one of the most abundant challenges and issues in front of us, not as a state but as a country. you can look at the studies that show if we want to be a superpower, keep kids out of jail, reduce people on welfare, if we want to do these things educational achievement is key. you look at statistics, there sobering. we rank 17th in math, 25th in science, 16th and educational attainment across the world record think about that. if you are in your 50's, you when you were in school. it does not sound american to be yelling we are a number
May 6, 2013 12:00am EDT
. if you think there is such thing, you're basically pretty stupid. you're not properly educated, because we're very clever. but it is a matter of opinion. you say this is the case. i say, that's your opinion. well, if there's so thing as truth, then there's no such things as lies and consequently we're living in an area where people are suggestible to lies s and propaganda and can no longer distinguish between truth and lies, and that has preoccupied me a great deal. now, because there's no such thing as truth, what has come in is kind of power. no such thing as truth. my opinion is the same as your opinion. everything is relative. so what then happens is that i'm going to show that my view of the world is going to win over you view of the world. so it becomes a contest of power groups, if you like. and all these ideologies are power groupings, all these "isms," the believe there is nothing in the world, the universe, that can't be explained by actually empirical, demonstrable and facts and evidence. nothing beyond yourselves. nothing beyond the material world. and yao you till tearannis
May 9, 2013 12:30am PDT
. she was also nominated by president obama to serve in her role as assistant secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. as i said, our moderator is not always our lieutenant governor, of course he needs to
May 11, 2013 9:00am EDT
american education. but certainly what when the most about, british education. it basically said it is important. the child is an autonomous meaning maker. it means that the child looks at him or herself and the world around. it's like saying, going to the jungle. you're going to find her own way. that is what we have done in the classroom. it guides the child into the world. giving the child a mental map by which they can make sense of the world. the teacher is saying to the child, you are an adult. we don't have to teach adults. we don't have to guide adults. adults are not people. a child needs to be guided and i think more than that, i tried to explain it, this didn't come from nowhere. we are responsible for ourselves. this includes the intellectual map to guide in the transition of knowledge. we are not going to say to the child, it's illegal, don't do this. we are going to say to the child , here's the information. they're all good information that you could use or chemicals and here's information about them. that is teaching the child to be a premature adult. as they adul
May 11, 2013 6:00am EDT
-down solutions. bureaucrats know better than parents have to educate their children. we are the populist party that believes in freedom, empowering, and entrusting the people to make decisions for themselves. we have got to be comfortable talking about ideas and issues that we have not focused on before. i want to give you examples. i want to start first with education policy, and, second, i want to talk about why we need to the be about the party about growth and opportunity, not austerity. one is education's role. you can make it practical argument education is one of the most abundant challenges and issues in front of us, not as a state, but as a country. you can look at the studies that show if we want to be a superpower, keep kids out of jail, reduce people on welfare, if we want to do these things, educational achievement is key. you look at statistics. they are sobering. we rank 17th in math, 25th in science, 16th in educational attainment across the world. think about that. if you are in your 50's, you ranked number one when you were in school. it does not sound american to be yelling
May 9, 2013 2:30am PDT
sense to most of us, you have it khaifrpb the social norms. we must educate. but we must go beyond thinking more rigor will get us better achievement. we have to remember a school is a community and in a xhuept, people look out for each other. they've got each other's back. how do we begin to promote that idea that we are in this thing together? we believe it's through, unfortunately but truly, self-interest. kids are driven developmentally by the desire to fit in, to belong, to be part of an affinity group. if we can capitalize on their desire to look out for their friends and give them some more tools and opportunities and support, they will begin to do what we need them to do to at least confront it in their own small cell of social influence and the compounding and leveraging of that begins to make change. so the question we have to ask ourselves, are we as adults willing it slow down enough to invite kids to sit down at the table with us and partner? do we have the courage to understand that inclusion takes time and we have have to work more diligently to i invite young pe
May 9, 2013 3:00am PDT
.s. attorney, representatives from the department of education confirm if we don't do anything about it, 13 million kids will become victims again for another year. some 3 million kids across the country will decide it is better to leave their school grounds than to continue their education. there will be more stupblting of the emotional and educational growth of our kids. all across the bay, whether working here in san francisco or alameda or sonoma or santa clara county. i want to thank you law enforcement officials here, instructors, community advocates, people who are concerned about our kids, they are our future and i would love to see a new generation of kids who don't know what bully is, who are not victims, who don't have those scars. but we've got to do today is sharing in the best practices, to be encouraged by programs like our roof top school here in san francisco who has traded a 50-person ambassador class that will talk about this, that will invite other kids, school administrators who have received the support of our school site administrators to encourage them to get this
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May 12, 2013 2:30am EDT
that education and health care fall into those provisions of life, liberty and the pursuit o happiness. although health care was not listed per se in the constitution, it should be a constitutional right. >> life, check. liberty, check, psuit of happiness, check, in the constitution. john, i don't see obama care anywhere in this document. >> it's not, eric. unfortunately the representative and many democrats are ignorant as to just what a right is. a right is a right to action, to pursue your life, liberty and happiness. it's not a right to a freebie or a gooder service from someone else. just a notion of a right to health care means that other people are enslaved to provide you with that health care. the result is thedestruction of all rights. that's why the founders understood it to be individual rights. it's your life, your liberty and your happiness. that's why health care, education, a haircut or a free meal is not a right. >> we called the representative and i guess she was unavailable. we couldn't get her on. we tried to get her on the show, she couldn't join us. but in her place we have
May 11, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. at 91 years old she continues to inspire and educate visitors to one of our newest national parks. >> i want you to try to imagine that one of those was built in four days, 15 hours and 239 minutes. >> betty brings history alive visiting the national historical park located in richmond. oldest park ranger in america, it's not just history she is sharing it's her personal memories. >> in richmond, they completed 747 ships in three years in eight months. they were luaclg ago ship a day under a flawed social system. henry kaiser had inadvertently brought into richmond into a place that had a population and worked for 98,000 people who were largely black and white southerners. he brought that complete system of segregation. >> having experienced the sudden segregation in richmond during the war, she feels it's important to include that in the museum. >> what people don't realize because we see pictures of masses of people coming out of the shipyards. photographers to see those pictures are well integrated racially. they are revising history. because the way people were hired, first to go in
May 12, 2013 10:00am PDT
to its founder's interest in religion, community development and education. additional funding also provided by mutual of america, designing customized, individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. >>> and the corporation for public broadcasting. >>> welcome, i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. as the senate judiciary committee began debate on immigration legislation this week, many religious groups intensified their ongoing calls for comprehensive reform. evangelical leaders, who have lobbied for new immigration policy, launched a prayer campaign urging congress to pass a law in 92 days, which they said reflects the number of times the word "immigrant" appears in the old testament. but some of those same leaders warned they would oppose the bill if it includes amendments th wou expand imgratn rights for gay and lesbian partners. >>> the u.s. catholics bishops are ramping up their opposition to same-sex marriage, as the number of states recognizing it continues to grow. delaware this week became the 11th state to legalize same-sex
May 8, 2013 12:00pm EDT
and grandson of classroom teachers, as a father myself and as someone for whom education played a central role in my life, as a passionate believer in the power of education to change others' lives, i rise today to talk about a bill that is one of the most important to me that i have moved as a senator. mr. coons: the fact is, if we look at the american national condition, lack of access to higher education, lack of an opportunity for quality education. it's one of the greatest problems we face. iinequality in having some real hope, some real promise of a shot at college defines and distinguishes the driver of social inequality in america in ways that it hasn't in decades. if we want to ensure going forward that american workers can compete in the global economy, if we want to ensure a county that is capable of living up to our promise of liberty and justice for all, if we want to deal with one of the biggest civil rights issues i think in our country, then we have to ensure every child has an equal chance for a high-quality education regardless of the zip code they're born into. madam preside
May 12, 2013 5:30am PDT
pakistan in? structure,ent, legal education, and energy. these are the things that during the campaign he focused on. of thebad performance former coalition government that they were completely wiped out from most of the regions. therefore it is going to be a real change for pakistani politics, it will be more competitive and people are going to judge their rulers based on performance and not according to family blood linkage. pakistanis -- most that he isbelieve the man for the job? >> the vote that they have been able to get in the largest province, they had a government there for five years and they performed very well compared to other provinces. this matters for pakistan. the have a strong champion of an opposition leader and there will be much pressure on him to do much better than the people's party government. takeoducing shariff will pakistan in terms of its international relations, as in with the u.s. and pakistan? issues that many need to be addressed. >> i think that these three relationships are extremely important. he has been prime minister twice at a critical juncture in p
May 5, 2013 7:30pm PDT
education to all the people who use our streets. pedestrians as well as as drivers. the phenomenon that we've seen happen in the last two years where people are taking their technology gadgets and paying more attention to than walking with their kids or taking care of they are seniors cannot happen in this city. enjoy our streets. don't be doing the work where your safety and the safety of others are at risk. we have to have that education going on. we are going to do more of that education, commit ourselves at the school levels, ourselves at the business levels, ourselves at the street levels to make sure we have that conversation and that education to lift up everybody's responsibilities to use our streets properly. then we can say our city a much more walkable city. if it's safe, it's walk able, if we do all the things that make our streets safer and walkable, then we can enjoy it being the most walkable city. thank you very much. >> thank you so much, mayor. now i would like to introduce chief greg of the san francisco police department. >> [ applause ] >> thank you. i want to wish eve
May 5, 2013 10:30pm PDT
ago was one of the biggest contributors to the education budget. but we're not even satisfied with that, because when we do those investments, then somehow the state can't get their act together, but now i think governor brown has got his hold on this. we're see something light there. and we're watching what the federal government does, so it doesn't hurt us and at the same time we're making more and more investments to our kids and families. >> let's go to the big burning issue at the moment, san francisco city college, and is san francisco mayor ed lee going to step forward and bail out city college to its keep accreditation, in the same way that the city has stepped forward and helped the public schools? i know that is a tough question. >> it is, but let me say this. it's a tough question, but it's also one that is easily answered because of our constant investment and my approach towards the role of education. community college is an incredible institution in san francisco. it is where people in their mid-careers need additional skills to meet the market demands of a new
May 6, 2013 11:00pm PDT
effort to keep our city beautiful. sparkling and clean and educating youth and provide the scholarships and support for them and using culture -- about the cleanliness of our neighborhoods and respecting our neighborhoods all throughout our city. we are also engaging the bright technological mindsen joining us in s f city and join the chambers in creating jobs and training for those last year, last summer, over 5,005,000 and eight jobs were created for summer for our youth, paying jobs every single one of them and this year we expect to exceed it with your help and the help of other companies here and we need to create hope in every aspect for our youth as mayor khan said they are going to inherit the city and the successes that we are pawk talking about today, they are going to also inherit failure and is we want to have less failures with their invest and investment in them and in companies like sales force zooma and at which timer are all leading the evident with the 1800 other technology companies to help us create this investor confidence that companies are leading they started to
May 13, 2013 5:00pm EDT
, research and health information and health promotion, preventive health services and education in the appropriate use of health care applications for grants and contracts under this section shall be subject to appropriate peer review. close quote. man, this small section relates to contracts for represent and information programs in the form of grants or contracts. the parenthetical language "encourage others to support" has to be read as encouraging others to support such programs. it is far-fetched to say that it gives the secretary authority to encourage third parties to give money to nonprofits providing obamacare information that the department of health and human services cannot fund directly because congress has refused to appropriate. this small section and the words titution of the united invalida. this cannot superside the antideficiency act. according to the language of the bipartisan joint policy committee, there is obviously a way, mr. president, to have appropriate public-private -- public-private contracts. we have them all throughout -- we have them all througho
May 10, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. a 40% graduation rate from my school spent the head of our education, this is academic genocide. to the education establishment come up we will fix this. we will give people school choice. a chance to go to the same schools our kids go to. we will make education better. we will get people to consider us as a party. i went to this chamber of commerce, they were very receptive. a lot of them are friendly and said they used to be republicans. they are open to us on family issues and traditional marriage, but they are stopped by the one issue. we need to do the right thing on immigration and we need to express something different. we need to express something that attracts people to our party. ande is an american painter he talks about -- to people who paint like a man coming over a hill scene. we need -- over a hill singing. i think of the von trapp family. did anyone catch the band? i think of the pro claimers. we need this kind of passion, the passion of patrick henry. give me liberty or give me death. we need the passion of young people. i will walk 500 miles. more just to be th
May 8, 2013 12:30am PDT
approach towards the role of education. community college is an incredible institution in san francisco. it is where people in their mid-careers need additional skills to meet the market demands of a new workforce. it is where many people who don't make it into berkeley and stanford and all the great institutions come to get an great educational start. it's where a lot of economically-challenged families invest in their kids. it is where veterans, returning from afghanistan and iran and iraq come because they are not ready yet to apply to the big universities. they are smart enough to do that, but they want to get going at city college. >> do you see the city in this budget cycle actually carving out a dollar amount? >> here is what we're doing, because i don't think it is always to be measured by the amount of money you give for bailouts. i have been paying personal attention to their accreditation program. i have had interim chancellor scott in my office and i had the state chancellor, who is in charge of accreditation in my office, on the phone, on a monthly basis. i have worked di
May 13, 2013 5:00pm PDT
said buena vista took money to educate students who no longer go to school in the district. and republican governor rick schneider has refused to give them any more. what we have is a district that has laid off all 27 of the teachers, all but three of the employees and has essentially cast aside the constitutional right to an education of some 400 students for the next six weeks. it doesn't have to be that way. the state of michigan, get this, is sitting on a $500 million rainy day fund and state lawmakers like democratic representative stacy irwin oaks and gretchen whitmer are asking to tap michigan's rainy day fund to provide emergency money to the buena vista schools. they're asking for $500,000, just 1/1,000 of the total in the account to fund the last four weeks of school for these kids. so far, the governor is refusing to make any of that money available. >> that's not what the rainy day's fund really intended for. people are trying to look for good constructive solutions that wouldn't require that. >> good constructive solutions. right now the only solution they coul
May 7, 2013 12:00am PDT
, invest in college education, invest in retraining. we created the interstate highway system and invested in the infrastructure. we built the middle class and helped poor people get into the middle class. it is what we are not doing now. tavis: i am frustrated consistently by this pseudo debate in washington. words make a difference and words have meaning, and you keep using the word investment. i agree with the that in these kinds of outlays, these kinds of budget priorities would in fact be read by me and many other fellow citizens as investments, but you have folks on the right who don't read it as an investment, they read it as trying to spend your way out of the mesh or in, and you don't dig deeper hole by spending money that you don't have. you have to live within your means. you have heard this rationale time and time again. talk to me about the difference between what you see as an investment and what others on capitol hill see as throwing money down a black hole. >> is entirely different. families understand the difference. a family faced with the choice of borrowing money for a
May 7, 2013 4:00am PDT
. and science education institutions around the world will benefit from the research and the innovation that will occur here. this has been a true journey, long, and rewarding. a culmination of years and planning and hard work, not just by the exporatorium staff and board, about whom i can't say enough. [ applause ] but also by the city and the state including many of you here today. the exporatorium is really all about collaboration. collaborativive learning, collaborative decision-making and collaborative management. and this process has been a true collaboration, bringing together the staff and the board, government agencies, neighborhood associations, our fellow san francisco museums and many other con stitcies. >> raising the money to turn this bold vision into a reality was a true labor of love for the board. two factors made our job actually quite easy. first, everyone in the bay area loves the exporatorium. [ applause ] and second, it is an institution that in its first 43 year has made a big impact in the world. what you see here is the end result of a lot of work by thousands
May 8, 2013 2:30pm PDT
and change their lives forever and finishing education and get aing a job has helped individuals keeping off the block and along with that we are seek to go educate gangs so that they can continue their education and live their dreams and we call it family and education ever over everything and i'm very humble for receiving this apartward and thank you to general hospital foundation. >> (applause) . >> our second award will be presented by 98ian nay men. head of state and local relation, visa incorporated.. >> (applause) . >> good afternoon everyone god you look so great out there. i wish there was a camera up here so that you could see how wonderful you look especially with the backdrop of the ballpark. you know, i love this event for calm reasons usually it's because it's done around valentine's day and happy valentine's day by-the-way, and that is right by the day of my wedding anniversary and i'll be married 28 years torld tomorrow and pie my wife is not here today but happy anniversary sweet heart and this is beginning in 2004 and when judy good him and ellen newman and nancy vekc
May 12, 2013 6:00am PDT
is the foundation of your case and you have to go in there and do that to educate the jury and to educate the judge. a lot of these people and the judge have never been in front and had to deal with a gravanis type case. the information should be consistent. you have defense attorneys that start going through 2 or 3 our 4 cases and they hear the same thing and they hear somebody professing to be an expert and this guy does not know, it puts a big hole in his expertise right off so we wanted have something consistent. now, if you properly present this information, it will easily establish the officer as a credible expert and at that point you can start rendering expert decisions. trainings that you go to should be set up in such a way that every jurisdiction has an expert. sometimes you have to piggyback on somebody else's expertise while you learn, but there's no reason that every jurisdiction can't have an expert in gravanis and that's going to come in handy when he's talking to city hall people about allocation of resources, to his department about allocation of resources, when he decides how
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May 6, 2013 8:00pm EDT
and universities, they are getting any educational bang for that buck, many kids and their parents concluded they are not, after years of paying typer loans, that prompted colleges to push steeper tuition hikes, kids tell the schools to take a hike, now the schools are becoming magicians, and rolling back the price or at least their darnest to contain the price, they are getting what some of their own schools have been teaching pay for performance, but if you have to wonder if this is awaken, too late? because very folks to whom they are reaching out have long left, and gone. what to make of schools that can no longer take what matt, christian, and lindsay, what do you make? >> you know, it is misleading there are some institutions that are making concessions in terms of tuition costs, when leak at the system at a whole, tuition costs are still to the rise, so the growth rate may not be as gross as it has been but till is on the rise, this is continuing to be a problem for the average american family in terms of affording to send their children to the college without an aid or financial assi
May 10, 2013 12:00am PDT
for young people to get an education and start their lives. you look down, see the intersection of those two and say, look, as a country, if we're going to make this kind of investment in our big banks, lend them money at a little tiny interest rate, can't we do the same thing for our young people trying to get an education? that's all i'm looking for. >> here's the devil's advocate response i thought of, right. are you beginning a slippery slope, setting a precedent, if you open up the fed discount window to students, we just did a story last night about a municipality in michigan saginaw shutting down the school because the credit line from the state has been cut off, i thought they should be getting the fed discount window, too, you start thinking of all the people that should be borrowing from the fed discount window, is there something scary about opening up that pandora's box. >> i'd just reverse the question if you let me. that is, why is it we've been supporting the big financial institutions with these very low interest rates for years and years now? so they can borrow money at very
May 11, 2013 7:00am PDT
for inquiry ininnovation in sexual and reproductive health, both at the university of chicago. an education psychologist and professor at hunter college. an organization devoted to helping women deal with domestic violence. she herself was once a survivor. this is what we saw of cleveland was tough. >> absolutely. this has got to serve as a wa wake-up call that tolerance will no longer be held when women are violated, when girls are violated. and it begs the question, where do we go from here? perhaps amanda and gina and michelle's abduction could have been prevented if ariel castro had been held accountable for viciously beating his wife years ago. if the police had followed up on leads that got me on the community and if we as a community paid close attention to the size. we are so plugged in to our iphones and ipads and our busy lives that we become unplugged to humanity. >> it feels like a special kind of evil from castro at this moment. this is inexplicable and unimaginable. i don't want to imagine it. she told me she's not outside anymore. i worry our response to the who row that we s
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May 13, 2013 6:00pm EDT
college with massive debt and no degree andrew liggett the future of higher education in 60 seconds. gerri: college graduates facings skyrocket dead and an employe nizolek is the degree where they? joining me now is author of college unbound. welcome to the show. in your new book you say that college system is broken. why? >> basically only half the students that enter college actually graduate. 400,000 drop out of every year hamas and many are there and not quite sure why they're there and many graduate with debt and a lot of it. gerri: the point* that i picked up was 43% of all grades are letter a? what ever happened to the grading curve? >> mainly because there is the consumer mentality that has taken over with higher education as prices have gone up students and parents say eyes pay a lot of money to come here my students should not get the deal or the f professors trying to keep their jobs especially as more or part-time professors what good reviews gerri: and higher education is big business bringing in 500 billion each year with 43 and a half million people holding 990 billion of as
May 5, 2013 6:00pm PDT
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May 12, 2013 3:00am PDT
will be chairing today's meeting. i am joined by our board of education commissioners, mendoza. our clerk today is esther castro and we'd like to recognize the staff at sfgtv for taping today's session. we do want to apologize to the public and all our presenters. we have a budget committee that was in this committee that ran a little long so we are starting 90 minutes late. we want to thank everyone for their patience. >> please call item no. 1. >> we're doing item no. 1? >> we still have to hear it. >> okay, we're doing file 130352 and that's a hearing on summer jobs initiative and summer school programming as sponsored by you, supervisor. >> thank you. because of the time we have decided to continue this item to the call of the chair. given that the next select xlit committee meeting is not until the 4th week of may, we may re-refer this item to another committee so it can be heard in a timely manner and the board of supervisors may ask for this presentation as well. may i have a motion to continue this item to the call of the chair? okay, we have a motion and we can do that without o
May 9, 2013 4:30am PDT
justice and people say "that's san francisco" and we believe that a right to a education is i social justice issue and if you deny that you're denying their civil rights. that's how we feel about being proactive. now there is a line of demarcation happens and we want to be proactive i know jill is looking at me. when the event happens and there is harm that occurs we believe in restorative practices and repairing the harm. we don't believe in kicks kids out of school. that's not a solution. we are an educational institution. we go through this process and the perpetrator understands the damage and make it right to the victim. it's not okay shake hands. it's a whole process. you talk about it and process what is happening and people follow up on that, so we very much believe in this restorative process in san francisco and how do we know? because of the indicators that should be going up are going up and the others are going down. our truancies are down. suspensions are down and students in class is going up. thank you for being here. [applause] >> okay. that's okay. you ju
May 11, 2013 5:30am PDT
. as an educator i joined the team to oversee the portfolio of education and was given the opportunity to implement the country's education strategic plan over the southwest provinces. additionally i was given the national action plan for women and control of two female engagement teams which were marines trained to interact with the population of women because of the pashi culture, the males were not allowed to interact with the women. in order obviously to ensure communities stay strong you have to not only address the men, but you absolutely need to address the women. so we created the female engagement team. with our interagency partners, the u.s. department of state, danish and british governments and of course the afghans, additionally we reached out to the private sector for partnerships, and not for profits to deliver things that we weren't capable of delivering or to cover gaps that arose as we implemented the plan. we implemented the plan through 17 teams through helman and our two female engagement teams. this is actually just scrolling pictures. sometimes a picture says a thousand wo
May 10, 2013 2:00pm PDT
years also have to be forced early retirement. and the education that has been making some criticism against her. and the new teacher also worried about the current situation. and they make the school very although, moreal and effect the quality of teaching. and because of office of leadership it makes the school test scores drop. and the discipline of the students is getting worse. and the asian students also get billed. get bullied. and the students stay in the classroom during recess and the principle not always walking around and making observations. she also not communicate with the students and making kind of worried the school achievement and also the safety of the students. thank you. >> hello. everyone. my name is jenny. we can see that we have is a group of parents coming out today and hopefully, the commissioners and superintendent can help us to solve the counter situation at the school. there are also some other ladders of other parents. the task the school has been like over 8 hundred but has been dropping. and everyday when the parents bring the kids to school we're v
May 10, 2013 2:30pm PDT
they have of educating children and the self confidence they give the students. i started looking for other schools in thinking ahead of high school and i was happy to realize they had this other school. it's a pleasure to know that they can continue the learning the teachings that they've started with since middle school into high school. and now that they've shown us the new site for the school it's a real pleasure to know it's real know to know it's there. and thank you so much for this opportunity. i think it's a great opportunity for the kids in helping them reaching the ultimate goal which is going to college. thank you so much for having this great school in san francisco. >> good evening commissioners and superintendent thank you for letting me me be here. i'm here for the schools which has 3 non-selective schools from all across the northern california. i'm glad we're going to have the third school in this area. i'm appreciative of the hard work that the superintendent and his staff put in to what we have a fabulous facility. and in all our discussions with the staff and superinte
May 9, 2013 7:30am PDT
pleasant and own our business and is make sure that our kids get the best education possible and this is a story about immigrants in our great city. and so why not you have the first chinese mayor inviting immigrant community to really identify the talent in our community and allow me to give them appointments in the various moo commission and the city and i want to announce my newest point to the aging commission because per not getting younger i want you to know doctor sham meret tan knee has been selected to be on our commission on aging and yes, he is going to help us because there is a lot of you that want to be in our city and you want to make sure that healthy nutritional unusuallile programs and housing are constructing wisely and so i have asked him to step forward and i have asked john paul s ema h a who has been on our treasure island and watch what he is going to do because that is a new part of our city and it's one where if he conducts all of the work that he is going to do as a commissioner on treasure island, he is go to get a lot more treasure island to serv
May 6, 2013 10:30pm EDT
in education, and then we will hear from luis rubio, one of the public intellectuals extraordinaire in the region. also, after the presentations, i will sum up a little bit and then open it up to questions. good morning, and thank you very much for coming. [video clip] >> i regret that outstanding commitments do not allow me to be with you for today's presentation of the final report of the regional migration study groups. notwithstanding my inability to be with you in person at this significant event, i want to express my deep satisfaction for the work done there. the report is of enormous relevance, not only for its sound content, but also for its timing. met the study group first in february 2011, little did we know that the policy and of our work horizon, circumstances would it change rapidly for the better, making the possibility of immigration reform in the united states more likely than it has been in many years. then the robustness of policy recommendations contained in the report, its publication now at the start of what promises to be a hopeful time of debate and decision
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